Pregnant Pilates: Tailored to you and your baby

pregnant-1597889_1920

Published at 9:08am 9th January 2018. (Updated at 9:13am 9th January 2018)

LEAR Fitness Promoted by
LEAR Fitness

January may be the time for a new boost into health, fitness and exercise, but launching too hard too soon can put you and your body at risk. LEAR Fitness in Harrogate offer a range of classes which, run by trained physiotherapists, allow for personalised one-to-one support minimising the risk of an injury and therefore improving the chances of hitting your goals!

Today we're exploring two of those...

Antenatal Physio

Exercising when you're pregnant can seem like an daunting idea - you know you need to stay fit and healthy, but putting your unborn baby at risk is understandably at the front of mind. 

The antenatal pilates class at LEAR Fitness, run by trained physio Elise, allows pregnant women to keep exercising, but with personalised support. 

From mums who are otherwise totally medically healthy to Mums with pelvis issues or joint problems, moves can be adjusted from person to person making sure everybody gets the most they can from their class. 

The classes use a piece of kit called a reformer. Although this is use widely in America, it's less common in the UK, and is a type of adjustable resistance machine. 

The antenatal pilates class at Lear Fitness Harrogate

Physio Yoga

Another class which definitely follows the trend of personalised health and fitness is the physio yoga classes at LEAR Fitness Harrogate.

Whether you're a total yoga pro, or a complete yoga novice, because the experts who run the classes are also trained physios you're significantly less likely to cause yourself an injury or strain your body by launching into certain moves too soon. 

And don't worry, if it's losing body fat or toning up that you'r interested in, you'll still get the desired effects by starting a little slower. In fact, if you avoid an injury it could mean you progress faster!

Siobhan runs some of the physio yoga classes at LEAR Fitness in Harrogate and whether you're starting simply...

Physio Yoga at LEAR Fitness Harrogate

Or are looking at something a bit more complicated...

Physio Yoga at LEAR Fitness Harrogate

She'd love to see you!

You can see the full timetable of classes at LEAR Fitness in Harrogate and find out more information here.

LEAR Fitness Harrogate from Montpellier

Beth Parsons from Stray FM's Health and Wellbeing Show went to LEAR Fitness in Harrogate to talk to Elise and Siobhan from the team, as well as a group of Mums-to-be enjoying their antenatal pilates class. 

More health and well being stories from Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.

Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Stray FM

Newer article

Divorce: Frequently Asked Questions

Family: January is often labelled as 'Divorce Month'.

Older article

Families benefiting from Harrogate dementia support group

Family: Dementia Connection was set up for the children of sufferers.

Top articles

What is the nation's favourite family meal?

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Roast beef, jacket potato, pizza and spaghetti bolognese have all made the list - but what do you reckon came top this year?

Two women die in Woodhead Pass car crash in icy conditions

National: Two people have died in a car crash during the weekend's icy weather.

Anti-migration protest turns violent in Brussels

World: Police have fired tear gas and water cannons at anti-migration protests at the European Commission in Brussels.

Roy Keane on 'lost' Manchester United, Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho

Sport: <strong>Roy Keane was a special guest on <em>Super Sunday </em>- and the Manchester United legend pulled no punches as he assessed the club's struggles this season. </strong>

Police visit Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson after troubling Instagram post

Showbiz: Police have confirmed Pete Davidson is safe after the Saturday Night Live star posted an unsettling message on Instagram.

WATCH: Otley Christmas song released after festive video goes viral

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: It's thought Otley's 2018 Christmas video "Twelve Days of Otley Christmas" reached more than one million people.

Is this the friendliest supermarket in the UK?

Business: Great news for customers in Ripon and Ilkley!

Auditions launched for big theatre show in Harrogate

Family: Ahead of next years Harrogate Operatic Players production.

What is Santa's favourite takeaway?

Family: One Skipton fish and chip restaurant and takeaway has had a special visit from the big man.

Generate your elf name for Alzheimers Society

Charity Hub: Local Harrogate, Ripon and Thirsk home care givers have been elfing around!

What is Santa's favourite takeaway?

Family: One Skipton fish and chip restaurant and takeaway has had a special visit from the big man.

12 Days of Christmas recommended by Mumbler

Family: The best festive days out in the Stray FM area.

Behind The Scenes: Policing rural North Yorkshire

Family: Stray FM went out on a shift with Craven's Neighbourhood Policing Team.

What is Santa's favourite takeaway?

Family: One Skipton fish and chip restaurant and takeaway has had a special visit from the big man.

Sign language Santa comes to Harrogate for deaf children

Family: Taking place at The Hearing Suite, it may be some local children's first opportunity to communicate with Santa.

Welcome to Yorkshire’s 10th Chelsea Garden Revealed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Welcome to Yorkshire will capture the beauty of the county’s canals at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

When are the Christmas Lights going on across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale?

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Harrogate's lights may be on, but when can we expect to see Christmas in Ripon, Ilkley, Skipton and beyond?

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

A59 re-opened after multi-vehicle incident

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: This will affect you if you're travelling between Harrogate, Knaresborough or the A1 and York.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Poll

What's the best Christmas movie?

Trending in Yorkshire

What is the nation's favourite family meal?

Roast beef, jacket potato, pizza and spaghetti bolognese have all made the list - but what do you reckon came top this year?

Brain tumour research charity launch its Christmas wrapping campaign

The PPR Foundation aims to raise more money for vital research

Dog walkers BEWARE - there's a new crackdown on fouling in Craven

The council is using a brand new tactic to tackle the problem

LISTEN: "We're heartbroken" - emotional appeal for missing dad's return before Christmas

Police are "seriously concerned" for the welfare of 33-year-old Gareth Shutt from Keighley

North Yorkshire's weather warning UPGRADED

The Met Office warns of freezing rain

More news...